What is Rhizobium?

Rhizobium is a kind of:

  1. Photosynthetic bacteria
  2. Symbiotic bacteria
  3. Parasitic bacteria
  4. Saprophytic bacteria
Manish Listener Asked on 6th November 2014 in Biology.
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    Answer: Symbiotic bacteria

    Rhizobium is a kind of symbiotic bacteria. Bacteria of the genus Rehizobium play a very important role in a agriculture by inducing nitrogen-fixing nodules on the roots of legumes such as peas, beans, clover and alfalfa.

    Rhizobia are legume root-nodule bacteria.They are soil bacteria that induce the formation of special structures on the roots of their host plants.

    Bacteria form symbiotic relationships with many organisms, including humans. One example is the bacteria that live inside the human digestive system. These microbes breaks down food and produce vitamins that humans need.

    In the Ocean life symbiotic play a important role. In such relationship, plants or animals of different specific way to benefits from the presence of another organism.

    Rhizobia are mobile organisms that are easily transported by water movement, humans, or animals from treatment to treatment or plot to plot.

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 13th April 2015.
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